The Angels Landing Trail is one of the most famous and thrilling hikes in the national park system. Zion's pride and joy runs along a narrow rock fin with dizzying drop-offs on both sides. The trail culminates at a lofty perch, boasting magnificent views in every direction. Rarely is such an intimidating path so frequented by hikers. One would think that this narrow ridge with deep chasms on each of its flanks would allure only the most intrepid of hikers. Climbers scale its big wall; hikers pull themselves up by chains and sightseers stand in awe at its stunning nobility. The towering monolith is one of the most recognizable landmarks in the Southwest.
Buzz Burrell has summed it up nicely, calling Angel's Landing "The best short hike in the world."
Post by staytheyear on Jan 15, 2018 16:04:47 GMT -5
I’m going for the Angels Landing FKT this afternoon with early tomorrow morning as a backup if it’s too crowded up top to safely pass. Jeff’s blog didn’t have contact info that I could see, so I wasn’t able to let him know or email him. Hoping for a fun run! Will be using GPS, Garmin and Strava segments to verify time